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Blu-ray Software News

For home theater enthusiasts, Blu-ray software is the 110 octane race fuel that powers their super car. Streaming services may offer home theater so-called "HDTV" resolution downloads, pay-per-view or streaming but those in the know actually KNOW that Blu-ray is the only way to get both the best in uncompressed 1080p video and 7.1 surround sound audio. Read all about the latest Blu-ray software releases on this resource page. Read Blu-ray disc player reviews on this HomeTheaterReview.com resource page.

What Blu-rays Do You Really Need To Own?

What Blu-rays Do You Really Need To Own?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Publisher Jerry Del Colliano has been revamping his AV system to be more modest that it has been in the past. This posed the question to him: what Blu-rays do you really need to own? Here are his conclusions. Read More

 
Writer's Favorite A/V Demo Material By Home Theater Review

Writer's Favorite A/V Demo Material By Home Theater Review

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Everyone has their favorite demos, pieces of music or scenes from movies that really show off what their system can do. Our reviewers are no different. Here are their current favorites. Read More

 
Joe Satriani Concert Film First to Feature 3D and 7.1 Surround Sound

Joe Satriani Concert Film First to Feature 3D and 7.1 Surround Sound

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Joe Satriani has a new concert film coming to movie theaters as well as Blu-ray. The concert film is in 3D, but what makes it truly unique is the Dolby 7.1 surround sound mix featured in the film. Read More

 
JVC Joins Blu-ray Patent Collective

JVC Joins Blu-ray Patent Collective

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

JVC Kenwood has made move to help the company play a part in the innovation and the future of Blu-ray Disc technology, by joining a Blu-ray technology patent pool know as One-Blue. Read More

 
X-Men: First Class Comes to Blu-ray

X-Men: First Class Comes to Blu-ray

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

X-Men: First Class sets the stage for the other movies in the franchise with style and very well executed action, directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender Read More

 
Star Wars Blu-ray App Released

Star Wars Blu-ray App Released

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Star Wars is coming to Blu-ray. In September. But to hold fans over until then, Lucasfilm has come up with an App that will give fans an advance look at the Blu-ray before it comes out. Read More

 
Even Facing Doom Borders Missed The Boat on AV Software Value

Even Facing Doom Borders Missed The Boat on AV Software Value

By Andrew Robinson

 

You might think that in the middle of a "store chain closing - gigantic discounts" sale that it would be easy to move something as desirable as Blu-ray discs. You might think that, but you'd be wrong, at least in the case of how Borders handled the discs in the chain's final days. Read More

 
Blu-ray Replication in Jeopardy?

Blu-ray Replication in Jeopardy?

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Supply and demand for Blu-ray discs may be hitting a novel problem, according to Home Media Magazine. It seems that the distributors' need to manufacture discs may overwhelm their physical capacity to do so by the end of 2011. Read More

 
Is Blu-ray Better Than Streaming or Pay-Per-View For Your Hard Earned Home Video Budget?

Is Blu-ray Better Than Streaming or Pay-Per-View For Your Hard Earned Home Video Budget?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Depressingly enough for those of us who value artistry in both our hardware and our software, market forces are often dictated by those who want things that come quickly and easily, even if these things are not as good as products that may call for a little more time and effort. Read More

 
Movie Studios Are Thinking Of Asking Consumers What Blu-ray To Put Out Next

Movie Studios Are Thinking Of Asking Consumers What Blu-ray To Put Out Next

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Rather than mass-producing Blu-ray discs for every theatrical film title released, whether the film hits, gets a cult following or outright bombs, there is now some thought being given to trying to gauge how a disc will sell via presales or early commitments before copies are made. Read More